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Category: Executive Update

Executive Update: January 15, 2021

Important Dates: February 2021: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 7-13: SkillsUSA Week SkillsUSA Connects with Assistant Secretary of Education to Discuss Careers The SkillsUSA national officer team connected with the United States Department of Education on Jan. 6 in a virtual meeting where the assistant secretary for career and technical education, Scott Stump, met…
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Executive Update: January 1, 2021

Welcome to 2021 We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday break and had a pleasant New Year. We are feeling hopeful to move forward into 2021 with optimism about SkillsUSA and career and technical education. We will continue to be agile as the world has and will continue to change. Flexibility and adaptability are among our…
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Executive Update: December 15, 2020

Holiday Message from Chelle Travis  The holiday season always inspires feelings of gratitude, and today, in light of the tough times we’ve all faced this year, those feelings have rarely resonated more strongly. SkillsUSA is particularly grateful for the resilience and dedication our student members have demonstrated in the face of 2020’s incredible challenges. We…
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Executive Update: December 1, 2020

Pour the IndusTEA Connects Students to Industry On Nov. 18, SkillsUSA chapters from across the country participated in industry discussion panels as a professional development activity. The trade-specific discussions with industry partners were hosted by SkillsUSA and held via Zoom to help members stay motivated and focused on future career paths in this unusual school…
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Executive Update: November 16, 2020

Important Dates Nov. 18: Pour the IndusTEA Nov. 30-Dec. 4: ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference (Virtual) Dec. 7-8: SkillsUSA Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual) Feb. 2021: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 7-13: SkillsUSA Week 2021 National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships to be Held Virtually  After careful consideration and research, SkillsUSA has decided…
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Executive Update: November 1, 2020

Important Dates: Nov. 2: ACTE T&I Education Awards deadline Nov. 8-14: National Apprenticeship Week Nov. 15: SkillsUSA Membership Deadline for all benefits Nov. 30–Dec. 4: ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference (Virtual) Dec. 7-8: SkillsUSA Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual) Make the Most of Member Benefits: Register by Nov. 15 Becoming a professional member of SkillsUSA is…
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Executive Update: October 15, 2020

SkillsUSA Game Show Are your members looking for a fun social activity this month? We’ve got you covered! Have your students gather with other SkillsUSA members from across the country for a night of fun, socializing and trivia, all part of the SkillsUSA Game Show! The next SkillsUSA Game Show will take place on Thursday,…
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Executive Update: October 1, 2020

Chapter of Distinction Mega Prize Event  The Chapter of Distinction Mega Prize Event was held virtually on Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. EDT. This year’s lineup included over 25 Mega prize packages and door prizes! To watch the event video, see below: Congratulations to the winners! New CHANNELLOCK Giveaway Winners Congratulations to state SkillsUSA directors Jackie…
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Executive Update: September 15, 2020

Carhartt’s “Every Day is Labor Day” Online Event Raises More Than $300,000 for SkillsUSA! We are thrilled to announce that SkillsUSA received a total of $316,509 from Carhartt as a result of their “Every Day is Labor Day” online event on Labor Day, Sept. 7. As part of the event, all online sales of Carhartt clothing…
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Executive Update: September 1, 2020

Help Carhartt Fund the Future of Work … and SkillsUSA For Carhartt, every day is labor day. SkillsUSA agrees. That’s why Carhartt, one of our longstanding partners, has generously agreed to support SkillsUSA’s mission during their “Every Day is Labor Day” event on … you guessed it … Labor Day, Sept. 7. From 7 a.m.…
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